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Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival

A past history of smoking was also linked to a tripled likelihood of dying from bladder cancer compared to those who never smoked, the researchers added. However, while the study found an association between exercise, smoking and survival rates, it did
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 21, 2014 14:40

Dyspnea increases long-term mortality risk

Individuals with dyspnea, or shortness of breath, have an increased long-term mortality risk ... Smoking, male sex, and elevated BMI were also associated with an increased mortality risk. "Dyspnea may be a sign of lung disease, heart disease, or a number
added May 20, 2014 14:14

Cigarette smoking and male sex are risk factors for ocular sarcoidosis

"Risk factors for ocular sarcoidosis have not been well studied," said lead author Adam Janot, MD, of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond. "Accordingly, we reviewed the cases of 109 patients with biopsy-proven sarcoidosis
added May 20, 2014 12:53
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For pregnant smokers, vitamin C supplements improve lung function of newborn

Supplemental vitamin C taken by pregnant smokers improved measures of lung function for newborns and decreased the incidence of wheezing for infants through 1 year, according to a study published by JAMA. The study is being released early online to coinc
added May 20, 2014 07:10

Prosonix to Present Results of Phase 2 Clinical Study of PSX1002 in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) at the American Thoracic Society Meeting

developing a portfolio of inhaled Respiratory Medicines by Design, announces that it will present results from its Phase 2 clinical study with PSX1002 in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) at the 2014 American Th
PR Newswire
added May 15, 2014 11:40

E-Cigarette Vapor Contains Potentially Harmful Particles: Review

New research suggests that e-cigarette vapor produces tiny particles that users suck deep into their lungs, potentially causing or worsening respiratory diseases. The particles are of comparable size to those contained in cigarette smoke, and as many as
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 7, 2014 17:35

New Research Explores How Smoking while Pregnant Leads to Other Diseases

"We're focusing on how certain prenatal events can cause you to develop lung disease and metabolic syndromes such as obesity, hypertension, diabetes and fatty liver," explains Lisa Joss-Moore, PhD, whose research reveals new insights into the molecular a
University of Utah Health Care
added May 6, 2014 16:49

Southeastern States Have Highest Rates of Preventable Deaths

have a much greater risk of dying early from any of the nation's five leading causes of death, federal health officials reported Thursday. Those living in eight southern states -- Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Ca
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 2, 2014 20:53

Electronic cigarettes may cause, worsen respiratory diseases, among youth, study finds

“vapors” are made of small particles containing chemicals that may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI International.
PR Web
added May 2, 2014 07:09

Potentially Preventable Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2008–2010

Reducing the number of earlier than expected deaths from the leading causes of death requires risk factor reduction … 1) diseases of the heart: tobacco use…cancer: tobacco use…chronic lower respiratory diseases: tobacco smoke, second hand smoke exposure…c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 1, 2014 19:11
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